Intellectual Affairs

Intellectual Affairs
October 25, 2006

Academic publishers are bringing out coffee table books. Scott McLemee takes a look at some recent titles.

October 18, 2006

Is Google a menace to humanity, or at least to Europe? Scott McLemee searches for the answer.

October 11, 2006

Was I.F. Stone a subversive or a patriot? Scott McLemee examines the evidence.

October 4, 2006

A graduate student has discovered a previously unknown poem by Robert Frost. Scott McLemee takes a passing glimpse.

September 27, 2006

Is Michael Bérubé a profiteer in the culture wars? Scott McLemee looks at his blog and his new books and the author discusses them in a podcast.

September 20, 2006

A new book by Walter Benn Michaels describes multiculturalism as bolstering economic injustice. Scott McLemee mans the barricades.

September 13, 2006

Is marking up a book a sign of concentration, or just graffiti? Scott McLemee considers the highlights of marginalia.

September 6, 2006

Perhaps 9/11 might have been prevented, but not the conspiracy theories about it. Scott McLemee tries on a shiny new tinfoil hat.

August 30, 2006

After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.

August 23, 2006

Why is America so strange? Scott McLemee interviews a historian with a surprising answer.

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October 11, 2006

Was I.F. Stone a subversive or a patriot? Scott McLemee examines the evidence.

October 4, 2006

A graduate student has discovered a previously unknown poem by Robert Frost. Scott McLemee takes a passing glimpse.

September 27, 2006

Is Michael Bérubé a profiteer in the culture wars? Scott McLemee looks at his blog and his new books and the author discusses them in a podcast.

September 20, 2006

A new book by Walter Benn Michaels describes multiculturalism as bolstering economic injustice. Scott McLemee mans the barricades.

September 13, 2006

Is marking up a book a sign of concentration, or just graffiti? Scott McLemee considers the highlights of marginalia.

September 6, 2006

Perhaps 9/11 might have been prevented, but not the conspiracy theories about it. Scott McLemee tries on a shiny new tinfoil hat.

August 30, 2006

After 3 seasons of eloquence and bloodshed, "Deadwood" has come to an end. Scott McLemee looks off into the sunset.

August 23, 2006

Why is America so strange? Scott McLemee interviews a historian with a surprising answer.

August 9, 2006

A public intellectual at Harvard has published a long-awaited collection of essays. Scott McLemee wishes you luck in finding a copy.

August 2, 2006

What is the Future of Minority Studies? Scott McLemee reports, you decide. (And check out audio of his interviews with Satya Mohanty and Paula Moya.)

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